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Arranged Marriage, Co-Residence and Female Schooling: A Model with Evidence from India

Indraneel Dasgupta, Pushkar Maitra, and Diganta Mukherjee

in Dimensions of Economic Theory and Policy: Essays for Anjan Mukherji

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073970
eISBN:
9780199081615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073970.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

In most parts of South Asia, patrilocal marriages and cultural norms indicate that the husband's family stands to retain a major part of any additional gain generated by an educated woman. This means ... More


Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh-Rong Yu

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book provides two kinds of connections and one possible elaboration concerning Chinese families. On the one hand, it explores the connection between the special features of Chinese families and ... More


Co‐residence and Family Size

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh‐Rong Yu

in Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The traditionally ideal Chinese family is a “large” one, in which many family members live together. This chapter investigates how this ideal pattern has changed in recent years. From the ... More


Housework and Household Decisions

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh‐Rong Yu

in Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Both sociologists and economists predict that the couple's relative resource holding determines their respective position in the family. This hypothesis is investigated in China and Taiwan from two ... More


Revealed Son Preferences

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh‐Rong Yu

in Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Parents' son preferences can be revealed either by their answers to some attitude questions, or by their behaviors which are related to some underlying preferences. This chapter presents the ... More


Households and Families

Marguerite W. Dupree

in Family Structure in the Staffordshire Potteries 1840–1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204008
eISBN:
9780191676079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204008.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter includes a detailed description of several aspects of family relationships that are tied to co-residence. The chapter is concerned mostly with the relationships between husbands and ... More


Ageing and intergenerational relations in Japan

Misa Izuhara

in Comparing social policies: Exploring new perspectives in Britain and Japan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343666
eISBN:
9781447301967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343666.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The ageing of the population has affected many industrial societies, upsetting the existing balance of financial, material and instrumental resources across generations. The remarkable speed of ... More


Solidarity, ambivalence and multigenerational co-residence in Hong Kong

Lisanne S.F. Ko

in Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chinese people have a long tradition of multigenerational co-residence. This chapter refers to Hong Kong, the most developed westernised economy in China and yet with traditional cultural norm on ... More


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